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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more


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What does it take for an endocrinologist to decide if armour is suitable for subclinical hypo- thyroidism? If test results are all in "normal" range.

What does it take for an endocrinologist to decide if armour
is suitable for subclinical hypo-
thyroidism?  If test results are all
in "normal" range.

Subclinical hypo..: Subclinical hypothyroidism occurs when peripheral thyroid hormone levels are within normal reference laboratory range but serum thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) levels are mildly elevated. If all test results are normal then it does not sound like subclinical hypothyroidism. ...Read more

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We have case , femal patien , age 60 years, the TSH less than 0.05 while T4 in normal range , and she has not any symptom of thyroidism , is it ok ?

Subclinical hyperthy: A low TSH with a normal T4 and no symptoms is usually subclinical hyperthyroidism. She may have a multinodular goiter that is autonomously functioning, or very early graves disease. A T3 level and free T4 level should be checked. There is a higher risk of developing atrial fibrillation despite the normal T4 level, but many endocrinologists would just follow her levels for progression. ...Read more

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Could an elevation in one's TSH level be indicative of hyper/hypo thyroidism?

Could an elevation in one's TSH level be indicative of hyper/hypo thyroidism?

Hypothyroidism: When the thyroid makes too little hormone (t4 and t3), the pituitary makes more TSH to try to compensate. So an elevated TSH is indicative of a thyroid that has failed or is failing, and you may need to take levothyroxine. See your doctor. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of thyroidism?

What are the symptoms of thyroidism?

2 different ways: Hypothyroid includes weight gain, slower mental processes, fatigue, constipation, reduced menstruation... Hyperthyroid includes weight loss, shakiness, elevated blood pressure, rapid heart rate, feeling hot.... See your doctor or endocrinologist. ...Read more

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I might have both hypo and hyper - thyroidism, is it possible?

I might have both hypo and hyper - thyroidism, is it possible?

Not at same time: A person might be both hyper- and hypothyroid at different times in his/her life, but you can't be 'actively' both at the same time, nosiree. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have thyroidism?

TFT's: Thyroid disorders are usually diagnosed via blood test and clinical symptoms. Thyroid function tests include measuring blood levels of TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone) and thyroid hormone levels (t3 and t4). ...Read more

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What do you suggest if i suspect I have both hypo and hyper - thyroidism?

I suggest: You rethink and meet with a live doctor to help you sort this out, you are 99.99% mistaken. ...Read more

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